Senior Observer


Patients win with new medical advances

Good news for those who use catheters

If you are an older man using a urinary catheter daily, you’re not alone.

Senior Sneakers: New Year’s resolution, take 2

You thought I was done harping on the new year’s resolution kick? Nope!

Although a new year’s resolution is typically set at the beginning of the year, it should really be a New You Resolution, which means you can make the decision to live a better and healthier life anytime!

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Senior activities abound

Senior events are plentiful this month throughout Central Florida.

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Choir uses music to engage seniors with memory loss

Choir for those with memory loss

The Musical Minds Choir is made up of adults experiencing the early stages of memory loss, dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, and their caregivers.

Cold weather brings cold politics

Cold politics

Our democracy is going through its quadrennial freak show right now, where we pretend that the people choose our leaders.

Senior Sneakers: The power of 'won'

When was the last time you won something?

I don’t think anyone has ever felt let down or discouraged from winning, especially when it was something that you had some control over, as with an award or competition.

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Senior activities abound

Seniors can start of the new year with new activities focused on fitness happening throughout Central Florida.

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Creative Arts for Life marks end of first session

Seniors show off work

Creative Arts for Life celebrated the completion of its art class for seniors, the first of more to come, and the newest concept sponsored by Performing Arts of Maitland.

Senior Sneakers: Oops, I did it again!

The overeating on a holiday that I vowed not to do happened again!

I’m not suggesting that we should be on a strict diet during the holidays. There’s too much good food out there!

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Senior activities abound

There are senior-focused events of all sorts around Central Florida this December.

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More seniors opting for home health care options

Home health care grows

Many seniors are turning away from institutionalized settings and embracing care options available in their own homes.

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Maitland classes get seniors excited about art

Class keep you young

Since October, Linda Ross has taken classes at the Maitland Art Center geared toward helping seniors, such as herself, unleash their inner artists.

House hunting tips for your next chapter

How to find the perfect active adult community

Ready for retirement? Things to consider when shopping for the perfect active-adult community.

Orlando vet reflects on D-Day

Remembering D-Day

Reminiscence on boyhood as WWII took to the skies over Orlando.

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Sy Israel, octogenarian entrepreneur

Keeping up with Sy Israel

On any given day, you will see his slender, compact form working behind his office desk at Orlando’s Universal Engineering Sciences’ sprawling headquarters on Maggie Boulevard.